Well my father and I are stuck on a hose issue. I decided it was time to redo the stuffing box on his Ericson
30 with an A4. The boat has a .75" shaft but it has a 1.25" stuffing box (hose nipple dia) and stern tube. It seems that Stuffing box hose is only made down to 1.5". My father called Trident and Shields Hose and they are both recommending 1.25" exhaust
hose which was my thought as well my only real concern is that 1.25" hose is only 2 layer hose the one I peeled off (literally it came apart as I tried to pull it off) was at least 3 layers.
Any one out there have any thoughts? Right now I'm leaning towards the exhaust
hose and inspecting it once a year.